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Course, academic year 2021/2022
  
Communicating Global Business - AV501005
Title: Communicating Global Business
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Faculty: University of Chemistry and Technology, Prague
Actual: from 2021
Semester: summer
Points: summer s.:3
E-Credits: summer s.:3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:1/1, C+Ex [HT]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Level:  
For type:  
Additional information: http://kem.vscht.cz/predmety/softskills
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Hřebačková Monika PhDr.
Annotation -
Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (22.04.2022)
What does it mean to manage diversity and cross-cultural communication in the world of global business, rapidly developing new technologies and the changing nature of work? The course outlines some cultural concepts, aspects of cultural adaptation, the relationship between culture, communication, and conflict resolution. It identifies strategies for helping achieve better understanding ad explains their relevance for international management and practical business situations. It also outlines some cultural values as seen by others and demonstrates business examples of typical symptoms of cultural clashing in an effort to recognize potential faux pas.
Aim of the course
Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (22.04.2022)

By the end of the course, students will

> understand the principles of intercultural communication

> discover their cultural „self“

> learn about cultural dimensions and differences in approaching conflicts

> practice communication techniques to better manage communication barriers

> learn about the relationship between conflicts and communication

> define and apply steps and strategies in the negotiation process

> work in teams, analyze incidents and role-play various situations

Literature
Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (22.04.2022)

Course materials will be provided during the course.

Teaching methods - Czech
Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (22.04.2022)

Students learn through practical activities, analysis, comparison, discussion, critical thinking, and reflection.

Syllabus
Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (22.04.2022)

The course builds on three key topics: culture, communication, and negotiation. These include:

the principles of intercultural communication

creating a cultural profile

cultural values, dimensions and differences in approaching conflicts

communication techniques to better manage communication barriers

the relationship between conflicts and communication

strategies in the negotiation process

analyzing critical incidents and role-playing various situations

Entry requirements - Czech
Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (22.04.2022)

Students are expected to be self-sufficient users of English and be able to interact with a certain fluency and spontaneity.

Registration requirements
Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (22.04.2022)

Students are expected to be self-sufficient users of English and be able to interact with a certain fluency and spontaneity.

Course completion requirements - Czech
Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (22.04.2022)

Assessment criteria include:

Pro-active participation

Submitting a team digital story on a course-related topic

 
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